The NGINX Extras is our enormous collection of dynamic NGINX module packages.
It allows you to expand the base NGINX functionality from a simple webserver to a modern application stack with support of:
Supported operating systems are CentOS/RHEL 6, 7, 8, and Amazon Linux 2. All RHEL derivatives like Oracle Linux, AlmaLinux, and Rocky Linux are supported as well.
NGINX Extras features:
sudo yum -y install https://extras.getpagespeed.com/release-latest.rpm
Once the repository configuration is installed, activate your subscription to the GetPageSpeed repository.
Subscribed? Proceed with installing the modules to build your ultimate high-performance web stack.
Thanks to the nature of dynamic modules, you can install just the modules you want instead of using bloatware NGINX installation.
For example, to install NGINX and the PageSpeed module for it, run:
sudo yum -y install nginx nginx-module-pagespeed
To list available modules for installation, run:
sudo yum list available | grep nginx-module
To install the recommended group of modules for performance and security, you may want to run:
sudo yum -y groupinstall "nginx extras recommended"
This installs NGINX, and modules: PageSpeed, Brotli, Dynamic ETag, Immutable (performance); ModSecurity, Security Headers (security).
A list of some of the most interesting module packages follows. In the tables below a package’s name is hyperlinked with either a relevant tutorial by GetPageSpeed, when available, or the project’s homepage.
|nginx-module-pagespeed||Google PageSpeed module for NGINX|
|nginx-module-security||ModSecurity connector for NGINX|
|nginx-module-geoip2||GeoIP2 module for NGINX|
|nginx-module-brotli||Brotli compression for NGINX|
|nginx-module-lua||NGINX module for Lua scripting support|
|nginx-module-rtmp||NGINX RTMP module|
|nginx-module-cache-purge||NGINX Cache Purge module|
|nginx-module-dynamic-etag||NGINX Dynamic ETag module|
|nginx-module-jpeg||Adds overlays (e.g. a logo, visual watermark) on JPEGs when they are requested|
|nginx-module-headers-more||Set, add, and clear arbitrary output headers in NGINX http servers|
|nginx-module-auth-pam||HTTP PAM authentication module|
|nginx-module-fancyindex||Generation of file
listings, like the built-in autoindex module does, but adding
a touch of style
The above table is just for a few of the utmost interest. But there are actually more than 50 modules available.
You can get the complete list of available modules and their documentation in the NGINX Extras documentation.
The base NGINX package which is shipped alongside NGINX Extras repository includes a stable and time-tested NGINX binary runtime.
If you like to live on the edge, there’s a drop-in replacement for that runtime.
Read more about nginx-mod, which runs with latest OpenSSL, patched with full HTTP/2 HPACK support and dynamic TLS records.
For further details about our RPM repository, see dedicated repository page.
You can provide any feedback and submit/request additional modules to be built in our public NGINX Extras repository.
|Feature Description||NGINX Plus||GetPageSpeed NGINX Extras|
|NGINX Modules Availability||32 modules||Over 50 modules, including PageSpeed, Brotli and exclusive like Dynamic ETag, Security Headers|
|Packages Availability||Only NGINX Modules||Hundreds of useful performance and security related packages|
|Web Application Firewall||Yes, ModSecurity for extra $2,000||Yes, ModSecurity or NAXSI at no extra charge|
|JWT authentication||Yes||Yes, via
|HTTP/2 Full HPACK support||No, slower HTTP/2||Yes, via NGINX-MOD|
|Active health checks||Yes||Yes, via NGINX-MOD|
|Adobe HTTP Dynamic Streaming||built-in
|Pricing||Over $2,500 yearly for a single instance||$140 yearly for a single IP (includes unlimited machines behind public IP)|